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A Lot of Nothing

  Mo McRae

  United States     104 minutes


James and Vanessa are the perfect married couple; successful, sexy, and smart. But after learning that the latest fatal police shooting involving an unarmed youth in their community was committed by their neighbor, a white policeman, they are shaken from their upper-middle-class complacency and driven to take action—with explosive results. Stars Cleopatra Coleman and Y’lan Noel deliver fiercely committed performances, while actor-turned-director Mo McRae brilliantly ratchets up the tension in this hothouse thriller. Following in the footsteps of recent social satires Get Out and Sorry to Bother You, A Lot of Nothing artfully skewers our assumptions about class, race, and justice.

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Film Credits

  •   Mo McRae, Inny Clemons, Jason Tamasco, Zak Kristofek
  •   Sarah Kelly Kaplan, Mo McRae
  •   Annie Eifrig
  •   John Rosario
  •   Y'lan Noel, Cleopatra Coleman, Shamier Anderson, Lex Scott Davis, Justin Hartley
  •   Bryan Parker
  •   David Sardy
  •   David Oyelowo, Kim Hodgert
  •   Anonymous Content, Scalable Content, Secret Society Films, Traction


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